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the best biologist. look at the nasa portfolio today. it's got biology, chemistry, physics, geology, planetary geology, aerospace engineers, mechanical and electrical engineers, all the s.t.e.m. fields, signs technology engineering and math represented in the nasa portfolio. a healthy nasa pumps that. i healthy nasa is a flywheel that society caps for innovatioinnovatio n. n. >> booktv hazard over 40,000 programs about nonfiction books and authors. booktv every weekend on c-span2. >> this is a tough time for nsa where everybody says what are you doing or why are you doing it. here's what we do. when we get together we don't -- to be a couple times we whine, but we actually say, it is much more important for this country that we defended this nation and take the beatings than it is to give up a program that would result in this nation being attacked. we would rather be here in front of you today telling you why we defended these programs than having given them up and have our nation or our allies be attacked and people killed. >> this weekend, intelligence officials defended the nsa
- span radio. >> author and astrophysicist neil the g -- neil degrasse tyson. so,s nasa's future goes, too, does that of america. if nasa is healthy, you don't need a program to convince people that science and engineering is good to do, because they will see it writ large on the paper. there will be calls for engineers to help us go ice fishing where there is a notion of water that has been liquid for billions of years. we are going to dig through the soils of mars and look for life. look at the nasa portfolio today. chemistry, physics, geology -- planetary geology -- chemical engineers, mechanical engineers, all the stem fields represented in the nasa portfolio. umps that, asa p flywheel that society taps for innovations. >> booktv has aired over 40,000 programs about nonfiction books and authors. booktv, every weekend on c- span2. "washington journal" continues. host: we are back to the last remaining minutes of "washington to go outsideant washington and in your take on whether congress should endorse or stop the nsa spying program. you have seen the papers this morning, that pres
garrett mcnamara last year and i was in nasa ray with him, and when he was riding that 78-foot wave, the current record, he actually looked back and described it like an avalanche. did you actually look back at the wave when you were on it? >> no, i didn't, not on this one. i didn't have time to do it. i was trying to keep control all the time. my board was just jumping all over the place. my foot was kind of coming out of my foot straps. >> your foot was coming out of your foot straps? >> yes, yes. >> wow, that's crazy. >> that was crazy, you know, just going so fast and my foot was coming out and it was so tired. i did everything correctly but you know how it is, it so hard to keep control because you hitting bumps after bumps and you going fast. >> and right before you went on that wave and had that incredible ride, another surfer, maya gabrielle, a surfer you trained with, she almost drowned, what happened to her? >> she was doing okay at the beginning. she hit couple bumps and kept control, but somehow she fell, and she went -- when she fell, i lost eye contact with her for at
higher. to the average person to my think this is a time of reflection. betty nasa a lot of value. a quick tip, look at something called the peg ratio. if it is greater than one. five, you might watch out and be careful. for now the stocks are going higher. i do not think that the fed is pulling the punch bowl. neil: the free markets and that don't like the government doing anything for me. and all this is built on the government's, that is the fed doing this $85 billion a month thing, that a lot to me, is weird. >> it is fair to me to. anyone that thinks the fed is separate from the government is fooling themselves. but i kind of liken it to if you are an investment dollar walking down the street and you see a commodities party on the side and see a bond party and you also see the equis party, you're going into the equities party because it is silly place in getting any kind of return, especially in the dividend sectors. bond rates likely going up at some point next year. commodities have been a total waste land. equities are the only place to be. neil: i wonder when the fed does
used by the u.s. missile defense agency, army, as well as nasa. justice correspondent pete williams joins us. he was arrested friday and we're getting the details now? >> the court documents were unsealed today, he lived in the southeastern coast of england. not only the agency you mentioned, department of energy, health and human services he infiltrat infiltrated. he was not so much interested in government secrets but personal identifying information for people who were contractors and quote from e-mails he was sending to other hackers from australia and sweden, describing how to install back doors on the sites and use them later to get information. they quote an e-mail he send saying, it's basically every piece of information you'd need to do full identity theft on any employee or contractor. so at the request of the u.s., british authorities arrested him on friday. there are charges pending in two separate courts here in the u.s. now they will see extradition undoubtedly to get in here and face these charges. >> thank you very much. the website has a new look. gon
and partisanship, our panel takes questions about health care in a few moments. >>> nasa scientists make amazing discovery. could it be the new home away from home? we'll look at that. >>> boat sales are booming after sinking during the recession. what it means for the recovery. a live report just ahead. jon: dangerous weather around the country including severe storms and flooding near houston, texas. heavy rain dumped on that area yesterday, submerging some streets under three feet of water. in northeastern arkansas, halloween storms devastating homes and businesses, leaving hundreds without power. and in western indiana, an apartment building roof collapses under sheets of rain, forcing nearly 100 people out into the street. meteorologist maria molina is live in the fox extreme weather center. what is going on today, maria? >> hi, jon. talk about scary, so we had severe weather for halloween for some states around the country from texas to upper parts of the midwest. also we had to deal with flooding. i want to show you exactly how much rain we saw yesterday. this is short amount of time acro
and nasa, national aeronautics and space administration. he was arrested today, at his home friday. he was part of a group of hackers who stole military data and personal identifying information belonging to u.s. military personnel. they describe him as a sophisticated and prolific hacker. court documents say there were other hackers in australia and sweden that he was e-mailing with. in one of them the prosecutors say this stuff is really sensitive. it's basically every piece of information you'd need to do a full identity theft on any employee or contractor for the government. he's been arrested. there are charges against him filed both in brooklyn and here in eastern district of virginia, just across the river from washington. >> certainly pete there's great sensitivity given the snowden situation and what we're talking about this week but also with, federal exchange rollout. do we have a time line, dates of when he's accused of trying to hack into the website? >> yes. starting last october, they say, is when he started to do this. what he would basically do is instal
for hacking into u.s. army and nasa computer systems. the 28-year-old is accused of stealing information about government employees. prosecutors say the hacking, which started last year, exposed security risks and cost the government millions of dollars. he was arrested and released on bail until february. >> words of praise from president obama during the ceremony honoring his new f.b.i. director. james comey took over after james muller stepped down. he was installed as the bureau's new leader monday. the president describes him at someone who knows what's the right and what's wrong. he served at deputy attorney general during the george w. bush administration. he said it must be independent of outside political forces. >> the f.b.i.'s reputation for integrity is a gift given to every new employee by those who went before, but and it is gift that must be protected and earned every single day. >> during his time in the attorney general's office, comey blocked a wire topping authorization. >> congress will hear testimony from survivors of the benghazi attack. in a tweet lindsey graham said: so
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